Story By: James King, Sub-Editor: Marija Stojkoska, Agency: Newsflash
The Zimbabwe police have arrested a young man for killing his eight-year-old nephew and cutting off his head to cook it in a pot.
The shocking incident took place in the village of Matova near Gokomere Mission in Zimbabwe when the young victim went to visit his 22-year-old uncle, name not disclosed.
The boy was on his way home from school when he got caught in the rain and called on the suspect for shelter.
It is unclear why the suspect allegedly killed the youngster, and the body was only discovered when his father went looking for him and somebody said he was sheltering at his uncle’s house.
When they found the door barricaded, several people broke it down and reportedly found the boy’s head cooking in a pot.
Local police spokesman Paul Nyathi said that the suspect had been arrested and was undergoing a psychological evaluation.
Nyathi confirmed that when the people broke in, he was cooking the boy’s head in a pot.
The rest of the boy’s body was found wrapped up in a mosquito net and dumped in a shallow pool near the hut, according to the police.
The investigation is continuing.
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